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KPMG Senior Associate, Tax Controversy Services in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Associate, Tax Controversy Services

Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition #: 43619

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Boston, MA

At KPMG, we are reimagining tax with you in mind. Become an integral part of a dynamic team within a collaborative, future forward environment at one of the world's top tax firms. Be surrounded by deep tax knowledge and equipped with the latest in cutting-edge tax technologies. And join an extensive network of functional, industry, legislative and technical specialists with access to our Ignition Centers, where technology innovation accelerates. We welcome people with a passion for tax, a spirit for new thinking, and a commitment to providing outstanding client service today, and tomorrow.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join ourpractice.


  • Review penalty abatement request letters and assist in the execution of penalty abatement services in state and federal penalty cases

  • Assist with the provision of IRS audits and appeals representations, which includes: responding to information document requests, notices of proposed adjustments, and 30-day letters

  • Support implementing risk management systems to help clients comply with the reportable transaction rules of the IRS and other rules that govern activity in clients' tax functions

  • Assist in the delivery of other tax services provided by the Tax Controversy Services (TCS) group (such as IRS Fast Track settlement and other alternative dispute resolution services)

  • Research and recommend resolution of moderate to complex tax issues

  • Support the development of risk assessments and help implement appropriate tax procedures while developing, motivating, and training staff-level team members


  • A minimum of two years of tax experience performing tax research, providing technical advice on tax issues, and performing federal and/or state tax consulting

  • Bachelor's degree plus J.D., LL.M. in taxation, and/or Masters in Taxation (MST) from an accredited college/university

  • Experience working for or dealing with the IRS

  • Excellent research and writing skills

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.